Monday, September 19, 2011

Week Three- Storm in the Night



This is a Five in a Row (FIAR) book- I wanted to make sure we got it in before our summer thunder storms were gone!

A lot of this week was from www.homeschoolshare.com which has free lap book components to use with B4FIAR and FIAR books.

Day One: We talked about Titles- how they tell us what the book is about, and how they are always capitalized.
Bible- we read Isaiah 41:10 and talked about fear.
Science- we talked about clouds- the four most common types. Made a layered book on black paper with white chalk.
Art- cotton ball painting.


Day Two: Dictionary introduction- make vocab cards from vocab in book.
Math/Science- Graph weather daily- introduction. Analyze results daily. (we have more days of sun than we have of clouds)
Art- facial expressions/labeling
Read- Walter Was Worried- Seeger



Day Three: Five Senses/ Listening Walk
Thunderstorm observations- smells, sights, sounds, touch, (a storm actually happened- so cool!)
Talk about quotation marks.
Read Like a Hundred Drums
Narration of the story- draw pictures.


Day Four: Bubble Chart - things related to a storm (that we noticed yesterday)
Brainstorm on sources of light
Discuss the term "Onomatopoeia".
Read- Yum, Yum, What Fun! (a book on onomatopoeia)

Day Five: Quilt Math- identify and color each shape accordingly and then analyze the results. (How many triangles, squares,
rectangles, etc.)
Lapbook assembly

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